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Volunteers ring in the holidays

Sarah Turner stood outside Wal-Mart in Durango, ringing the familiar Salvation Army bell and encouraging donations tothe familiar red kettle. Wal-Mart customers kept the kettle clanging with...

DATE: Nov. 29, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

New report reveals season's unsafe toys

DENVER - Those electronic noises from children's toys that drive parents crazy might be more than annoying. They mightbe dangerous for kids' ears and illegal to sell. A national survey of...

DATE: Nov. 29, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Officials urge doing research before donating

DENVER - The holidays are a time for generosity, but state officials caution Coloradans to do some research beforegiving money to charity.The Attorney General and Secretary of State's offices have...

DATE: Nov. 29, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Arboles resident's 'summer' job is anything but warm vacation

Arboles resident R.C. Caveness lived in Silverton for 20 years, but his “summer" job has taken him somewhere that makesthat alpine hamlet seem downright balmy, even in the depth of winter. ...

DATE: Nov. 28, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

FLC chemistry professor named best in Colorado

They say if you don't start at the top, you'll never be able to move back up. So after he completed his doctoral work at Johns Hopkins University, Fort Lewis College chemistry professor Ron ...

DATE: Nov. 28, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Skiers take turns

PURGATORY - Purgatory at Durango Mountain Resort has snow. There's not a lot of the natural kind - for example, the alpine slide and the green turf on the miniature golf course remain uncovered -...

DATE: Nov. 28, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Lighting up

DATE: Nov. 28, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Keeping an eye out for Santa

DATE: Nov. 28, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

A complete holiday

DATE: Nov. 27, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Thanks during tough times

More than two decades ago, the Rev. Mike Darmour dreamed of a free Thanksgiving dinner open to everybody, whether theyneeded the meal for sustenance, didn't like to cook or were too small a family...

DATE: Nov. 27, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Silverton mine get $4M for cleanup

DENVER - A large bankruptcy settlement will bring $4 million to help clean up a century-old mining district nearSilverton.A Texas judge on Tuesday finalized the reorganization plan for American...

DATE: Nov. 27, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Southern Utes to have runoff election

Because none of the candidates received 50 percent of the vote, the top four of the eight candidates for Southern UteTribal Council will face off in a runoff election next month for two contested...

DATE: Nov. 27, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

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